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Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project – Core Logs

DePaolo, Don J. and Stolper, Edward M. and Thomas, Don M. (1994) Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project – Core Logs. [Dataset]

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Core-drilling for the first phase of the Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project (HSDP) took place from October 25 to December 10, 1993 at a site just east of downtown Hilo. A total depth of 3,464 feet (1,056 meters) was achieved with a recovery rate of greater than 90%. In parallel with the drilling, a major effort was undertaken to process the core in essentially real-time. This involved washing, marking, boxing, splitting, photographing, logging, and sampling the core. Keeping up with the highly successful drilling turned out to be a monumental task, but the team of dedicated geologists, most of whom were effectively volunteering their time, managed to do it. This volume represents a major achievement made possible by their dedication and hard work.

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Stolper, Edward M.0000-0001-8008-8804
Additional Information:This work was supported by NSF Grants EAR91-17588, -18573, and -18691.
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Subject Keywords:HSDP, drilling, lithology, Hawaii
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Official Citation:Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project, Depaolo DJ. Stolper EM. Thomas DM. 1994. CORE-LOGS: Summary Information; Composite Lithologic Column; LOGS for Boxes 1-354. Honolulu (HI): Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:27 Aug 2012 22:20
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